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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.73
CAH's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. CAH: 0.73 )
CAH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.29
Current: 0.73

0.03
1.29
Equity to Asset 0.22
CAH's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. CAH: 0.22 )
CAH' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.22

0.22
0.43
Interest Coverage 14.17
CAH's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
65% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.02 vs. CAH: 14.17 )
CAH' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.68   Max: 21.82
Current: 14.17

6.68
21.82
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.86
M-Score: -2.64
WACC vs ROIC
4.98%
17.19%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.03
CAH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. CAH: 2.03 )
CAH' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 4.15
Current: 2.03

0.99
4.15
Net-margin (%) 1.18
CAH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. CAH: 1.18 )
CAH' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 2.42
Current: 1.18

0.33
2.42
ROE (%) 18.23
CAH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.12 vs. CAH: 18.23 )
CAH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.47   Max: 28.25
Current: 18.23

5.47
28.25
ROA (%) 4.39
CAH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. CAH: 4.39 )
CAH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 11.32
Current: 4.39

1.33
11.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 92.70
CAH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 22.88 vs. CAH: 92.70 )
CAH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 19.21   Max: 73.13
Current: 92.7

19.21
73.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.20
CAH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. CAH: -3.20 )
CAH' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.2   Max: 27
Current: -3.2

-3.2
27
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.40
CAH's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. CAH: 9.40 )
CAH' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.7   Max: 30
Current: 9.4

-11.7
30
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.10
CAH's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. CAH: 7.10 )
CAH' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.7   Max: 30.9
Current: 7.1

-15.7
30.9
» CAH's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CAH Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 123,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 680,062 sh (+79.29%)
John Buckingham 18,175 sh (+0.24%)
Louis Moore Bacon 6,078 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 128,800 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 5,043,241 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
John Keeley 145,907 sh (-2.61%)
James Barrow 6,620,964 sh (-4.85%)
RS Investment Management 372,364 sh (-10.98%)
Pioneer Investments 1,375,212 sh (-25.91%)
Ray Dalio 10,834 sh (-77.82%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,159 sh (-96.08%)
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Q3 2014

CAH Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 50,900 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 75,000 sh (+718.87%)
John Buckingham 18,793 sh (+3.40%)
James Barrow 6,690,760 sh (+1.05%)
Pioneer Investments 2,436,448 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 5,043,241 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Keeley 144,477 sh (-0.98%)
RS Investment Management 354,064 sh (-4.91%)
Joel Greenblatt 353,619 sh (-48.00%)
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Q4 2014

CAH Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 58,000 sh (+13.95%)
Pioneer Investments 2,639,786 sh (+8.35%)
James Barrow 6,744,417 sh (+0.80%)
RS Investment Management 355,279 sh (+0.34%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 5,043,241 sh (unchged)
John Buckingham 18,396 sh (-2.11%)
John Keeley 124,297 sh (-13.97%)
Joel Greenblatt 243,387 sh (-31.17%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,396 sh (-92.81%)
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Q1 2015

CAH Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Vanguard Health Care Fund 5,043,241 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 26.50
CAH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 31.20 vs. CAH: 26.50 )
CAH' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.28   Max: 73.63
Current: 26.5

6.28
73.63
Forward P/E 17.64
CAH's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 126.58 vs. CAH: 17.64 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 26.50
CAH's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
74% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 30.80 vs. CAH: 26.50 )
CAH' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.72   Max: 74.54
Current: 26.5

6.72
74.54
P/B 4.45
CAH's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. CAH: 4.45 )
CAH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 4.95
Current: 4.45

0.86
4.95
P/S 0.31
CAH's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. CAH: 0.31 )
CAH' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.33
Current: 0.31

0.08
0.33
PFCF 12.64
CAH's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 414.20 vs. CAH: 12.64 )
CAH' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.13   Max: 32.08
Current: 12.64

4.13
32.08
POCF 11.44
CAH's POCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 23.76 vs. CAH: 11.44 )
CAH' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.59   Max: 19.56
Current: 11.44

3.59
19.56
EV-to-EBIT 15.38
CAH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 22.10 vs. CAH: 15.38 )
CAH' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 25.5
Current: 15.38

5.6
25.5
PEG 3.73
CAH's PEG is ranked higher than
84% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CAH: 3.73 )
CAH' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 101
Current: 3.73

0.51
101
Shiller P/E 32.72
CAH's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 213.70 vs. CAH: 32.72 )
CAH' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.96   Max: 34.96
Current: 32.72

5.96
34.96
Current Ratio 1.19
CAH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. CAH: 1.19 )
CAH' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.18   Max: 1.83
Current: 1.19

1.18
1.83
Quick Ratio 0.61
CAH's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. CAH: 0.61 )
CAH' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.15
Current: 0.61

0.53
1.15
Days Inventory 33.93
CAH's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
83% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 54.94 vs. CAH: 33.93 )
CAH' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 25.37   Max: 52.89
Current: 33.93

25.37
52.89
Days Sales Outstanding 22.73
CAH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 61.72 vs. CAH: 22.73 )
CAH' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 13.34   Max: 24.87
Current: 22.73

13.34
24.87

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.60
CAH's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
53% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. CAH: 1.60 )
CAH' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 2.66
Current: 1.6

0.24
2.66
Dividend Payout 0.41
CAH's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
77% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. CAH: 0.41 )
CAH' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.8
Current: 0.41

0.03
1.8
Dividend growth (3y) 16.00
CAH's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
74% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. CAH: 16.00 )
CAH' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 10.8   Max: 49.4
Current: 16

10.8
49.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.43
CAH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
55% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CAH: 3.43 )
CAH' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 5.71
Current: 3.43

0.52
5.71
Share Buyback Rate 0.80
CAH's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. CAH: 0.80 )
CAH' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.8   Max: -22.9
Current: 0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 83.87
CAH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
61% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. CAH: 83.87 )
CAH' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 118.72
Current: 83.87

1.21
118.72
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.42
CAH's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CAH: 1.42 )
CAH' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 5.4
Current: 1.42

0.31
5.4
Price/Median PS Value 1.82
CAH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CAH: 1.82 )
CAH' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 3.92
Current: 1.82

0.49
3.92
Price/Graham Number 12.00
CAH's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
51% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. CAH: 12.00 )
CAH' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 11.32
Current: 12

0.75
11.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.50
CAH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
82% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. CAH: 6.50 )
CAH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 17.9
Current: 6.5

3.9
17.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.63
CAH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Medical Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.17 vs. CAH: 9.63 )
CAH' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 25.4
Current: 9.63

3.9
25.4

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16 Jun17
Revenue(Mil) 99,398 105,020 110,889
EPS($) 4.35 4.85 5.51
EPS without NRI($) 4.35 4.85 5.51

Business Description

Industry: Medical Distribution » Medical Distribution
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Cardinal Health Inc is an Ohio corporation formed in 1979. The Company along with its subsidiaries is a healthcare services company providing pharmaceutical and medical products and services that help pharmacies, hospitals and other healthcare providers focus on patient care. The Company also provides medical products to patients in the home. The Company operates in two segments; Pharmaceutical and Medical. The Pharmaceutical segment distributes branded and generic pharmaceutical, over-the-counter healthcare and consumer products through its Pharmaceutical Distribution division to retailers (including chain and independent drug stores and pharmacy departments of supermarkets and mass merchandisers), hospitals and other healthcare providers. This segment renders services to pharmaceutical manufacturers including distribution, inventory management, data reporting, and new product launch support; provides pharmacy services to hospitals and other healthcare facilities; and franchises retail pharmacies under the Medicine Shoppe and Medicap brands. It also operates nuclear pharmacies and cyclotron facilities through its Nuclear Pharmacy Services division that manufacture, prepare and deliver radiopharmaceuticals for use in nuclear imaging and other procedures in hospitals and physician offices; and distributes specialty pharmaceutical products, provides services to pharmaceutical manufacturers, third-party payors and healthcare providers supporting the development, marketing, distribution and payment for specialty pharmaceutical products, and operates specialty pharmacies through its Specialty Solutions division. The Medical segment distributes a broad range of medical, surgical and laboratory products to hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories, physician offices and other healthcare providers in the United States, Canada and China and to patients in the home in the United States through its Cardinal Health at Home division. It also manufactures sources and develops its line of private brand medical and surgical products. Manufactured products include: single-use surgical drapes, gowns and apparel; exam and surgical gloves; and fluid suction and collection systems. The Medical segment also assembles and offers sterile and non-sterile procedure kits. Its manufactured products are sold directly or through third-party distributors in the United States, Canada, Europe and other regions internationally. In addition, the segment provides supply chain services, including spend management, distribution management and inventory management services, to healthcare providers. The Company's Pharmaceutical segment competes with wholesale distributors with national reach including McKesson Corporation and AmerisourceBergen Corporation, regional wholesale distributors, self-warehousing chains, specialty distributors, third-party logistics companies, companies that provide services supporting the development, marketing, distributio
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